South Africa in Australia Test Series - 2nd Test

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 184 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal PA Jaques c Rudolph b Pollock 2 12 12 0 0 16.66
View dismissal ML Hayden c Smith b Pollock 65 228 177 9 0 36.72
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Gibbs b Nel 117 298 198 13 0 59.09
View dismissal BJ Hodge c Smith b Pollock 7 30 26 1 0 26.92
View dismissal MEK Hussey b Ntini 122 247 203 14 4 60.09
View dismissal A Symonds c †Boucher b Nel 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Gibbs b Nel 2 14 7 0 0 28.57
View dismissal SK Warne c Boje b Nel 9 18 14 1 0 64.28
View dismissal B Lee lbw b Ntini 4 26 16 0 0 25.00
View dismissal SCG MacGill b Ntini 4 13 11 1 0 36.36
GD McGrath not out 11 120 56 0 0 19.64
Extras (b 2, lb 4, w 2, nb 4) 12
Total (all out; 119.3 overs; 506 mins) 355 (2.97 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Jaques, 2.6 ov), 2-154 (Hayden, 54.4 ov), 3-176 (Hodge, 62.2 ov), 4-207 (Ponting, 74.4 ov), 5-207 (Symonds, 74.5 ov), 6-213 (Gilchrist, 78.2 ov), 7-227 (Warne, 82.4 ov), 8-239 (Lee, 89.1 ov), 9-248 (MacGill, 91.6 ov), 10-355 (Hussey, 119.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets SM Pollock 26 5 67 3 2.57 (2nb)
View wickets M Ntini 22.3 3 70 3 3.11
JH Kallis 21.5 4 69 0 3.16 (2w)
View wickets A Nel 31 6 84 4 2.70 (2nb)
N Boje 18.1 3 59 0 3.24
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AB de Villiers lbw b McGrath 61 178 141 9 0 43.26
View dismissal GC Smith* lbw b Lee 22 62 42 2 0 52.38
View dismissal HH Gibbs b Symonds 94 347 234 15 0 40.17
View dismissal JH Kallis b Lee 23 108 91 2 0 25.27
View dismissal AG Prince c Ponting b Warne 6 22 19 0 0 31.57
View dismissal JA Rudolph b Lee 13 40 36 2 0 36.11
View dismissal MV Boucher lbw b Symonds 23 48 40 4 0 57.50
View dismissal SM Pollock lbw b Symonds 9 37 21 1 0 42.85
View dismissal N Boje b Warne 12 43 27 2 0 44.44
View dismissal A Nel c Hussey b MacGill 14 28 21 3 0 66.66
M Ntini not out 10 12 10 2 0 100.00
Extras (b 2, lb 7, nb 15) 24
Total (all out; 111 overs; 467 mins) 311 (2.80 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-36 (Smith, 14.1 ov), 2-122 (de Villiers, 42.1 ov), 3-184 (Kallis, 69.2 ov), 4-192 (Prince, 73.5 ov), 5-214 (Rudolph, 85.1 ov), 6-260 (Boucher, 96.4 ov), 7-265 (Gibbs, 98.4 ov), 8-281 (Pollock, 104.1 ov), 9-291 (Boje, 107.4 ov), 10-311 (Nel, 110.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket GD McGrath 27 13 57 1 2.11 (3nb)
View wickets B Lee 28 5 92 3 3.28 (9nb)
View wickets A Symonds 20 6 50 3 2.50 (3nb)
View wickets SK Warne 21 7 62 2 2.95
View wicket SCG MacGill 15 3 41 1 2.73
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ML Hayden c †Boucher b Kallis 137 356 242 17 2 56.61
View dismissal PA Jaques lbw b Nel 28 64 44 3 0 63.63
View dismissal RT Ponting* lbw b Pollock 11 48 29 0 0 37.93
View dismissal BJ Hodge c †Boucher b Nel 24 80 63 3 0 38.09
View dismissal MEK Hussey c Kallis b Smith 31 94 74 2 0 41.89
View dismissal A Symonds c Nel b Kallis 72 69 54 5 6 133.33
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Prince b Kallis 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
SK Warne not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (b 6, lb 3, nb 9) 18
Total (7 wickets dec; 83 overs; 361 mins) 321 (3.86 runs per over)
Did not bat B Lee, SCG MacGill, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-53 (Jaques, 14.1 ov), 2-82 (Ponting, 25.2 ov), 3-131 (Hodge, 44.1 ov), 4-193 (Hussey, 67.2 ov), 5-317 (Hayden, 82.3 ov), 6-321 (Symonds, 82.5 ov), 7-321 (Gilchrist, 82.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket SM Pollock 23 5 60 1 2.60 (5nb)
M Ntini 8 2 17 0 2.12
View wickets JH Kallis 11 0 58 3 5.27 (1nb)
View wickets A Nel 20 3 71 2 3.55
N Boje 14 1 65 0 4.64
View wicket GC Smith 7 0 41 1 5.85 (3nb)
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 366 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* c †Gilchrist b McGrath 25 70 52 3 0 48.07
View dismissal AB de Villiers st †Gilchrist b Warne 8 64 44 1 0 18.18
View dismissal HH Gibbs b Warne 9 18 11 2 0 81.81
View dismissal JH Kallis c †Gilchrist b Symonds 9 39 26 2 0 34.61
View dismissal AG Prince c Hayden b Warne 26 147 120 2 0 21.66
View dismissal JA Rudolph b Symonds 4 8 5 1 0 80.00
View dismissal MV Boucher c Ponting b Warne 5 30 18 0 0 27.77
SM Pollock not out 67 156 120 8 1 55.83
View dismissal N Boje b McGrath 13 58 38 0 1 34.21
View dismissal A Nel c †Gilchrist b McGrath 2 10 7 0 0 28.57
View dismissal M Ntini b MacGill 2 5 6 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 6, w 1, nb 4) 11
Total (all out; 74 overs; 307 mins) 181 (2.44 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-39 (de Villiers, 15.2 ov), 2-45 (Smith, 16.3 ov), 3-58 (Gibbs, 19.1 ov), 4-64 (Kallis, 24.4 ov), 5-72 (Rudolph, 26.3 ov), 6-82 (Boucher, 33.1 ov), 7-130 (Prince, 55.3 ov), 8-166 (Boje, 70.1 ov), 9-178 (Nel, 72.2 ov), 10-181 (Ntini, 73.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets GD McGrath 15 3 44 3 2.93
B Lee 11 4 23 0 2.09 (1nb)
View wickets SK Warne 28 7 74 4 2.64 (3nb, 1w)
View wickets A Symonds 4 2 6 2 1.50
View wicket SCG MacGill 16 7 28 1 1.75
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut PA Jaques (Australia)
Player of the match MEK Hussey (Australia)
Umpires Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and SA Bucknor (West Indies)
TV umpire RL Parry
Match referee BC Broad (England)
Close of play
Mon, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 239/8 (MEK Hussey 23*, 89.1 ov)
Tue, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 169/2 (HH Gibbs 54*, JH Kallis 17*, 58 ov)
Wed, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 110/2 (ML Hayden 45*, BJ Hodge 17*, 37 ov)
Thu, 29 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 99/6 (AG Prince 16*, SM Pollock 13*, 42 ov)
Fri, 30 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 181 (74 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 42.3 overs (258 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: South Africa - 139/7 in 59.0 overs (SM Pollock 37, N Boje 5)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 64.5 overs (393 balls), Extras 11
  • SM Pollock: 50 off 104 balls (6 x 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 180/9 in 73.0 overs (SM Pollock 66, M Ntini 2)
 
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Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 2-6, 2006
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 2005
Australia won by 184 runs
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Dec 16-20, 2005
Match drawn
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Dec 30, 2005

Andrew Symonds acknowledges the MCG crowd, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day, December 30, 2005

Andrew Symonds acknowledges the MCG crowd

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Dec 30, 2005

Brett Lee waves to the crowd, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day, December 30, 2005

Brett Lee waves to the crowd

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